Starting from today, Puneites would not have to wait in serpentine queues to register their leave and license agreement. The department of registration and stamps is starting its e-registration system, which will facilitate registration of documents online.
A highly placed source, from the department, said that that project would be started a on pilot basis for next seven days after which it would be formally launched.
“It would not only save the time and effort of the people, but also our staff would get some relief. Presently, they are receive 40 leave and licence agreement documents daily,” said he source, on condition of anonymity.
According to the officials, it would be a first ever project in the country. The e-registration utility option would be available on department’s website (http://igrmaharashtra.gov.in) where people can register their leave and license document without having to visit the sub-registrar’s office.
“It is necessary for the people to provide their Aadhaar card. The people have to pay and stamp and registration duty through net banking. The duly fulfilled forms will be later sent to the sub-registrar and after his verification, the digitally signed leave and license agreement would be delivered to the inbox of the applicants,” said an officer from the department.
Presently, people opting for the online registration of their stamp duty have to book a time slot from the department for the submission of various necessary documents.
“Due to 24X7 online facilities, the licenser and licensee can register as per their own convenience. Besides, this project would also be environment friendly as it saves the use of paper,” added an officer. There are 45 sub-registrar offices in entire district out of which 26 offices are in Pune city.